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    SQL Server 2008 Report Definition Language Specification

    SQL Server 2008 RDL Spec
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        The goal of Report Definition Language (RDL) is to promote the interoperability of commercial reporting products by defining a common schema that allows interchange of report definitions. An important aspect to understand is that RDL is a schema definition, not a programmatic interface or protocol like HTTP or ODBC. RDL does not specify how report definitions are passed between applications or how reports are processed. Also, RDL is meant to be fully encapsulated; meaning that successfully interpreting an RDL document should not require any understanding of the source application.
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      Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

        Windows XP
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